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Zachary West

Adjunct Professor



Email: Zachary West
Phone: 937-229-2627
Kettering Laboratories Room 524


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton

Professional Activities

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • International Association for Stability, Handling, and Use of Liquid Fuels (IASH)
  • Order of the Engineer

Selected Publications

  • Sander, Z.H., Z.J. West, J.S. Ervin, and S. Zabarnick. 2015. Experimental and modeling studies of heat transfer, fluid dynamics and autoxidation chemistry in the jet fuel thermal oxidation tester (JFTOT). Energy & Fuels 29, no. 11: 7037–7047.
  • West, Z.J., L.M. Shafer, M.J. DeWitt, R.C. Striebich, S. Zabarnick, C. Delaney, D.K. Phelps, and M.J. DeWitt. 2014. Equilibrium partitioning of DiEGME between fuel and aqueous phases at sub–ambient temperatures. Energy & Fuels 28, no. 7: 4501–4510.
  • DeWitt, M.J., Z. West, S. Zabarnick, L. Shafer, R. Striebich, A. Higgins, and T. Edwards. 2014. Effect of aromatics on the thermal-oxidative stability of synthetic paraffinic kerosene. Energy & Fuels 28, no. 6: 3696–3703.
  • Striebich, R.C., L.M. Shafer, R.K. Adams, Z.J. West, M.J. DeWitt, and S. Zabarnick. 2014. Hydrocarbon group–type analysis of petroleum–derived and synthetic fuels using two-dimensional gas chromatography. Energy & Fuels 28, no. 9: 5696–5706.